1. Getting to Know the Scrivener Interface

Scrivener might look like a word processor at first glance. There is a large empty space for you to type and a toolbar to change the font and paragraph styles. You can certainly use Scrivener much like a word processor, typing your entire manuscript in one long document—indeed, many users who adopt Scrivener in the middle of a manuscript do this before learning how to use the myriad of other features—but they miss out on the full power of the tool on their screen. As you begin to see in this chapter, Scrivener is a complete ...

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